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Nowinski (Ira) Photographs of the Stanford Powwow
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  • Language of Material: No linguistic content; Not applicable
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Ira Nowinski photographs of the Stanford Powwow
    creator: Nowinski, Ira
    Identifier/Call Number: PC0143
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet
    Physical Description: 4915.2 megabyte(s)
    Date (inclusive): 2006
    Abstract: Digitial images and select prints of the Stanford Powwow taken by Ira Nowinski.

    Access to Collection

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Biographical / Historical

    Ira Nowinski is an American photographer of Polish and Hungarian Jewish descent. Born ca. 1942 and raised in New York, he was the first person in his family born in the United States. At the age of 42, he was prodded by opera singer Regina Resnick to do a photo essay around the Jewish milieu. He had previously done photo essays of the North Beach, San Francisco, area, of the evacuation of elderly citizens from hotels in the South of Market area of San Francisco, and of the Southeast Asian Community in the same city. In addition, he had been the staff photographer of the San Francisco Opera since 1978.

    Biographical / Historical

    The Stanford Powwow is held every Mother’s Day Weekend in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus.

    Scope and Contents

    The materials consist of digitial images and select prints of the Stanford Powwow taken by Ira Nowinski.

    Preferred Citation

    Ira Nowinski Photographs of the Stanford Powwow (PC0143). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has been transferred to Stanford University for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator of this collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Photography, Artistic.
    Native Americans -- Photographs
    Nowinski, Ira